UK records 19,875 new COVID-19 cases, 341 deaths

A man walks through Covent Garden amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in London

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom recorded 19,875 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday and 341 deaths of people who had tested positive for the virus within 28 days, official data showed.

Both figures marked a drop from Friday's data which showed a daily rise in cases of 20,252 cases and 511 deaths.

(Reporting by Kate Holton, editing by Louise Heavens)